How To Make Your Makeup Last All Day

If you find that your perfectly applied lipstick doesn’t survive beyond morning coffee, or that foundation turns into goop by noon, keep reading. These beauty woes are all too familiar, but fortunately, they’re also 100% preventable. Today, there are a slew of products that will scare away shiny foreheads, runny mascara, fading eyeshadow and all of the annoying roadblocks we face on the daily. If you're not sure how to ensure your makeup lasts more than a couple hours, get familiar with some of our favorite beauty savers below. 

Jennifer Ford Nov, 08, 2016

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If you struggle with oily skin, it’s critical to set your makeup with a translucent powder. This best seller creates a natural looking matte finish, while blurring out the appearance of fine lines and pores. $38, nordstrom.com

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This is one mascara that will not budge. The waterproof formula repels water and sweat while its hourglass shaped brush creates a perfectly curled lash. $23, sephora.com

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To keep your foundation from turning into a muddy mess, prep your skin with a matte primer to keep oil at bay. $37, sephora.com

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Keep these reusable blotting sponges in your purse to blot away oil and touch up your makeup while on-the-go. $20, sephora.com

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Mist this finishing spray in a T direction across your face to lock in makeup. $17, amazon.com

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This innovative moisturizer contains ingredients that make any anti-aging routine a breeze. Apply this formula as a primer to minimize the appearance of pores and keep your skin supple all day long. $45, nordstrom.com

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Avoid a makeup meltdown and ensure 16 hours of crease and melt-free makeup with this weightless setting spray. $15-$31, nordstrom.com

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For vibrant eyeshadow that lasts all day, lay this nude primer onto your lids to prevent creasing and fading. $20, sephora.com

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This quick drying waterproof eyeliner lasts all day and and goes on so smoothly that even a beauty beginner could create a seamless  cat eye. $22, sephora.com

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Remove excess oil without disturbing your makeup by pressing these botting papers over shiny areas of the face. $10, macys.com

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Ensure long wear of your lipstick and prevent it from bleeding and fading with a lipstick primer. $20, sephora.com

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Camouflage imperfections seamlessly with this medium to full coverage waterproof concealer. This formula is moisture resistant and lasts for up to 24 hours, so there’s no need for a midday touch up. $25, sephora.com

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For your longest eyelashes ever that lock in curl without drooping, apply this lash primer before mascara. $20, sephora.com